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| | Jul 26 2017 - 9:00am | Comments

KAILUA-KONA — The number of suspicious wildfires continues to grow as authorities are now investigating a series of blazes along Highway 190 this month.

  1. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — An ambulance was brazenly stolen from the emergency room entrance of Hilo Medical Center on Thursday afternoon.

  2. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A 42-year-old Pahoa woman who pleaded no contest to embezzling almost $90,000 from Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii was ordered Wednesday to make restitution to the statewide medical testing company.

  3. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Hawaii consistently ranks among the healthiest states, but a federal survey found Native Hawaiians are in unusually bad health.

  4. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — The University of Hawaii Board of Regents on Thursday approved UH-Hilo Chancellor Don Straney’s reassignment to a new position within UH leadership.

  5. Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 5:01pm

    Police have identified the woman who died from injuries sustained in the single vehicle crash Tuesday on Highway 19 near Nahala Street in Hilo.

  6. Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 4:52pm

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) announced Thursday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 2.7 percent, for the fourth successive month.

  7. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 5:27am

    HILO — Hawaii County is not going to fight an appeals court ruling invalidating a South Kona development and requiring the county to treat Community Development Plans as law.

  8. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — Having the right equipment and tools makes any job safer and easier, and that’s especially true for Hawaii Fire Department rescue personnel on Hawaii Island.

  9. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — Island residents should be on alert for another round of king tides starting today, which could cause flooding along all shores of Hawaii Island, particularly those facing east and southeast.

  10. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — An Arc of Hilo driver pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from the alleged sexual assault of a physically and mentally disabled woman June 30 in one of the nonprofit organization’s vans.

  11. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    HILO — A developer recently shut shoreline access through their property at Pepeekeo Point following a dispute with Hawaii County.

  12. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    KEALAKEKUA — Anthony Beaudet-Close, who nearly beat a man to death behind a downtown gas station last October, was found guilty of attempted murder in the second degree Wednesday after a weeklong jury trial.

  13. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — A plan to build a 306-unit condominium in Kahaluu died Wednesday after the developer withdrew its application for a needed permit.

  14. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 9:05am

    HILO — The mother of Peter Kema Jr., also known as “Peter Boy,” made an unexpected court appearance Tuesday afternoon.

  15. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — As the county considers a crackdown on drinking at a popular Hilo park, some West Hawaii residents say they don’t think the issue’s out of control at parks and beaches on their side.